Fibrosing mediastinitis as a cause of superior vena cava syndrome

Bays, Simon; Rajakaruna, Chanaka; Sheffield, Ed; Morgan, Anthony
August 2004
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Aug2004, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p453
Academic Journal
Fibrosing mediastinitis is a rare, chronic inflammatory process that can cause superior vena cava syndrome, and can mimic malignancy. We present two cases of this disease where surgical resection was not possible and review the treatment options.


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